I am a therapist informed by Buddhist meditation and mindfulness practices, with a deep care for individual and collective wellbeing. My work is informed by Peter Levine's trauma skills work and Stephine Porges' groundbreaking work on the polyvagal system.
I completed my training as a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist with Franklyn Sills and Cherriona Menzam at The Karuna Institute in Dartmoor, having experienced the depth of this healing modality for myself.
I have completed a number of further trainings to work with mothers and babies, which I feel very fortunate to do. I continue to train in Somatic Movement Therapy with Linda Hartley, and incorporate my studies of Development Movement, Body-Mind Centring and Authentic Movement into my practice.
I love exploring the threads that run through creative and therapeutic work, the connections between presence, embodiment and self expression. I believe that when we widen our field of attention, orient to the health and tend to our experience with kindness, we discover inherent states of wellbeing, connectedness and body- knowing. When we are able to stay present to our experiences 'something' happens. Things shift, move, open out. We discover we are vaster that we had at first imagined. We encounter joy amidst the sadness, pleasure in the midst of pain.
Outside of my practice I can be found writing, playing music and exploring the great outdoors.